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4 Tips to Get Started with the Virtues Cards App

virtues cards app Mar 31, 2020

You've Downloaded the Virtues Cards App.... Now What?

Our hope is that you will use the app daily for inspiration and motivation. Below are some key features that can enhance your experience with the Virtues Cards app. 

  1. The best way to start incorporating the virtues into your everyday life is to set a Reminder. Simply tap on 'Reminder' from the bottom menu and choose the best time of day to be reminded to do your daily virtues card pick!
  2. Next, explore the various decks available...
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A Quest for Joy, Meaning & Purpose

Uncategorized Feb 10, 2020

"If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it wouldn’t seem so wonderful at all.”  ~Michelangelo, Renaissance sculptor/painter who spent 4 years lying on his back painting Sistine Chapel ceiling

Behind every great achievement are stories of practice, training, discipline and sacrifice.

While ‘excellence' may require commitment, dedication and a sense of purpose, it doesn’t have to be expensive, time consuming or difficult. Often it’s as...

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A Clear Path - 20/20 in 2020

Uncategorized Jan 07, 2020

Having 20/20 vision means you have normal visual clarity and sharpness. In other words, it means you can clearly see at 20 feet what should normally be seen at that distance.  So how can we bring ‘20/20 vision’ to 2020 and make the upcoming decade extraordinary?

Well, perhaps start with Idealism.

As the first few lines of the Idealism card say, "Idealism is having a vision of what is possible and wanting to make a difference. It is caring passionately about what is...

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2019 - A Year in Review

virtues matter Dec 23, 2019

A desire to have a life of ‘joy, meaning and purpose’ is a universal component of the human experience.  It is the foundation for cultures, ages, genders and religions worldwide.

It’s why Dara started ‘The Heart of Education’ in 2006 (with book of same name) to transform our schools and the systems that support them into environments that embrace the love of learning and help to develop the whole child.

Dave also comes from a place of purpose with a career...

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Serving the world

virtues project Nov 14, 2019

What do the United Nations, the Dalai Lama, and Oprah Winfrey all have in common? Alright, obviously they have a lot in common but, in addition to being universally regarded for positively impacting humanity, they have all endorsed The Virtues Project!

The Virtues Project™ is a global grassroots initiative that began in 1991 to inspire the practice of virtues in everyday life, sparking a global revolution of kindness, justice, and integrity in more than 120 countries. Facilitators,...

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What makes a good leader?

leadership Oct 11, 2019

Think of someone you admire as a leader. What characteristics sets them apart and what word(s) would you use to describe them?

Now ask yourself,”How many of these qualities do I possess? Are there some I would like to strengthen?"

At some point in your career (or family or community), you likely will take on a leadership role. Great leaders inspire political movements and social change. They also motivate others to perform, create, and innovate. Leadership is most simply understood as...

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A Life of Purpose

Would you like a world with more kindness, caring, justice, peacefulness and unity?

What if we could cultivate a culture of integrity, courage, empathy and gratitude in our daily lives?

As a family, it’s something we talk about a lot. Recently, we decided to take a bold step and unite not just as a couple but also in business.  Expanding on our combined experience in education, sustainability and leadership, we launched Virtues Matter in January, 2019 to empower individuals...

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A new lens, a new language

business leadership Aug 05, 2019
What does good leadership look like during these exceptional times?
 
Our partner and friend, Toby Newstead, asked that very same question.
 
After participating in the two-day, "Virtues @ Work: The Virtues Project" - facilitated by Dara Feldman in 2017 - Toby wrote her PhD thesis on this program as a best practice for leaders to do good for themselves, their followers, organizations, and communities.
 
Her conclusion. "At the root of good leadership is character, and...
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